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THERE ARE ADVISORS… AND THEN THERE IS ADRIENNE: 2022 ECD PLATINUM AWARD RECIPIENT DR. ADRIENNE WALLACE

She had us at COVID’s first hello. The PRSA East Central District could proclaim Dr. Adrienne Wallace as its champion purely for her unshakable leadership as ECD chair in the early panic of the pandemic and the eruption of George Floyd.…

ECD MAY CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: HEART OF PRSA GREATER CLEVELAND KEEPS BEATING & DREAMING

PRSA Greater Cleveland is the final ECD chapter to be profiled in the Chapter Spotlights. Thank you to all chapter leaders! Your support has been invaluable! By ECD Communications Chair Mark Pompilio They say the heart of rock and…

ECD APRIL CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT: MICHIGAN’S PRSA WHITE PINE STANDS TALL

The name “White Pine” stands out among our ECD chapters because it may immediately put you to the test.  It’s not a big city, like Cleveland or Pittsburgh, nor does it conjure an identity, like Bluegrass and Thoroughbred. …

CELEBRATING THE 2021 DIAMOND AWARD WINNERS

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We’re excited to announce the results of the East Central District’s 44th annual Diamond Awards competition, which recognized public relations excellence in both campaigns and tactics. The Diamond Awards are open to any public…

ECD NOVEMBER CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT TAKES US HOME TO PRSA WEST VIRGINIA

John Denver may have been unkind to our ECD brethren in Toledo when he called Saturday nights there “like being nowhere,” but he made some amends with his love song to West Virginia.  I-64 may not be a typical “Country Road”…

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT ON PRSA NORTHWEST OHIO: NEVER A SLOW NIGHT IN TOLEDO, ALWAYS A NEW DAWN

Holy Toledo! There’s a lot to love about the Glass City, it’s demilitarized Ohio-Michigan war zone, and the hard-working, big-hearted members of the PRSA Northwest Ohio Chapter. The chapter was founded in 1951 by public relation…

QUICKSTART LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2021: VIRTUAL AGAIN, VITAL AS EVER

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QuickStart Leadership Conference 9-17-2021 In what we have come to know as the “new normal” the 2021 QuickStart Leadership Conference was yet again a virtual format. The ECD board looked at the bright side: a compact session for attendees,…

PRSA EAST CENTRAL DISTRICT TO HOST FIRST DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CHAIR CHAT

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The East Central District will hold its first-ever, virtual D&I Chair Chat on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 11:45 am to 1 pm. The virtual event will feature Carmella Glover, president of the Diversity Action Alliance. Glover will share…

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT ON CENTRAL MICHIGAN PRSA & HOMETOWN LANSING: NOT YOUR FATHER’S OLDSMOBILE

The “This is not your father’s Oldsmobile” tag line debuted in 1988 and marked the beginning of the end for the Olds brand, killed off by GM in 2000.  Slate called it a case for a how a strongly identified brand can over time…

PRSA Fellow Awarded District’s Annual Platinum Award

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East Central District Board of Directors selected Jaron Terry, MS, APR, PRSA Fellow (Central Ohio Chapter) as the honoree of this year’s Platinum Award. Jaron Terry, MS, APR, PRSA Fellow (Central Ohio Chapter) ECD’s Platinum…